Strong winds topple trees, lift roofing in Whanganui

Strong winds helped topple trees and lift roofing in Whanganui on Tuesday. The fire service was called to a Helmore Street, Whanganui East, home where roofing iron lifted...

7.5 quake: Five big questions answered

Could Monday's quake trigger a sleeper tsunami or an Alpine Fault quake? Are we living in an era of quakes? Science reporter Jamie Morton tackles five big...

UPDATE: Wellington cut off – State highways 1 and 2 closed due to flooding

Wellington has been cut off and Hutt Valley residents have been told to prepare to evacuate their homes. Police are now asking Wellingtonians to stay where they are...

PHOTOS: The supermoon as seen around the world

The closest full moon to Earth in 68 years is proving a stargazer's delight as it rises around the world. While NZ grapples with whether there was a link between...

Aftermath of the 7.5 magnitude earthquake that struck the South Island – two killed,...

VIEW LIVE UPDATES HERE Serious concerns for building in central Wellington with beam 'like a broken bone' A large office block in Wellington is at significant risk of collapse...

Remote towns cut off, 2 dead, aftershocks continue

What we know: - 7.5 quake strikes at 12.02am not far from Hanmer Springs in North Canterbury in the South Island - country still being hit, with more...

Mystery woman filmed in toilet tryst with All Black Aaron Smith says she's sorry

The mystery brunette at the centre of the Aaron Smith sex scandal has broken her silence saying she is sorry for hurting so many people and that...

23 year old buys Whanganui's 112 year old boat

SAM Mordey could be the youngest riverboat skipper in the country. The new owner of Whanganui's MV Wairua riverboat is just 23. "I guess that's young to own a...

Weekend returns to winter with snow, wind and rain but fine for Sunday

Heavy snow is expected to fall on parts of the South Island this weekend as an "intense" front moves across the country. The MetService today issued a rare...
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Gable Tostee Breaks his Silence: Why he didn't check on Warriena Wright

Gable Tostee says he didn't check on Warriena Wright when she disappeared from his 14th-floor balcony because he didn't want it to look like he'd pushed her. In...